Southwestern Fruit Salad with Tequila Lime Dressing
Enjoy this salad of sweet colourful tropical fruit tossed in a piquant cilantro lime dressing flavoured with honey and tequila. Add fresh grilled prawns to make it a complete meal in a bowl.
Prep Time 30minutes
Total Time 30minutes
Author Flavour & Savour
1cuphoneydew melon chunks
1mangopeeled and cubed
1/2cupjicamajulienne or finely chopped
3tbspfinely minced poblano pepper or 1 tablespoon finely minced ancho chili peppersee note
about 32 grilled prawnssee below
Tequila Lime Dressing
2tbspfresh squeezed lime juice
1/2bunch cilantrowashed and ends trimmed
freshly ground sea salt and pepperto taste
Combine lime juice and zest, honey and tequila in a food processor. Pulse to combine. Add cilantro and process until smooth. With machine running, slowly add the olive oil. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
Combine all ingredients except seafood in a large salad bowl, toss with tequila lime dressing, and top with fresh grilled prawns or shrimp.
An ancho chili is a dried poblano pepper. Poblano peppers are quite mild. Ancho chilis have much more heat.
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